Emerging Markets

If You’re Thinking About Global Diversification, You Should Read This

The developed world is depending, and will continue to depend, more and more on the developing world. The focus of productivity and GDP growth is in Asia. The U.S. is the only country with trade deficits since 1976. Introduction Nobody knows where the market will go in the next week, month, or year, but what… Read More »If You’re Thinking About Global Diversification, You Should Read This

The U.S. Dollar: Should You Stick To It Or Diversify Now?

The dollar has been positively correlated with stocks for the last 4 years which is unusual. Potential FED interest rate increases don’t make international diversification a great idea right now. Any sign of a U.S. recession should be a good time to think about international diversification with emerging markets. Introduction On big news sites like Bloomberg you… Read More »The U.S. Dollar: Should You Stick To It Or Diversify Now?

Emerging Markets Are Hot – Here Is Where You Should Put Your Money

Emerging markets are up 10% since our last article on the subject, but the FED’s rate action might quickly erase the gains. Valuations are starting to diverge, but don’t fight the trend. Keep an eye on China as it is relatively undervalued and still boosts economic growth of 6.7%. Introduction In May we discussed how… Read More »Emerging Markets Are Hot – Here Is Where You Should Put Your Money

BREXIT Aftermath: Where to Look for Returns & What to Avoid Now

The U.S. and Europe are overvalued, especially seeing the current political situation and economic fragility. What’s about to hit Europe and the U.S. already hit emerging markets in 2015. There are opportunities in emerging markets now, but where? Bonds seem the riskiest asset of all with no yield and huge potential downside. Introduction After last… Read More »BREXIT Aftermath: Where to Look for Returns & What to Avoid Now

How to Prepare Your Portfolio For The Next Recession or Stock Market Crash

The risks of a slowdown are higher than the upside. Fundamental trends are negative in advanced economies while emerging markets show higher growth rates and are cheaper. It is important to create a diversified portfolio with uncorrelated assets. Introduction In an environment where it seems maximum potential for the U.S. economy has been reached, the… Read More »How to Prepare Your Portfolio For The Next Recession or Stock Market Crash

Emerging Markets – Time to Buy?

Emerging markets have rebounded but are still neglected. Their fundamentals are way better than those of the S&P 500. Volatility and currency risks are omnipresent but a good strategy can increase returns in such an environment. Introduction Only positive news comes from the US economy, from housing growth to the Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen… Read More »Emerging Markets – Time to Buy?